• Crews from across the US battle blaze near Skiatook Lake

    By: Lynn Casey


    OSAGE COUNTY, Okla. - Quick facts:

    • Crews from multiple states are fighting a fire in Osage County.
    • The fire is located between Prue and Hominy near Skiatook Lake.
    • Officials told FOX23 the fire is contained.

    A fire burning near Hominy and Skiatook Lake is giving off a lot of smoke.

    The fire has burned over 5,000 acres of land.

    Osage Nation crews are working to fight the fire.

    The fire is burning between Prue and Hominy near Skiatook Lake.      

    Osage Nation crews said they started fighting the fire at 4:30.

    Crews from New Mexico, Arizona and Montana, along with forestry service firefighters rerouted from Mississippi, are helping fight the fire. 

    Officials told FOX23 around 6:30 p.m. that the fire is contained.

    No structures were damaged in the fire.

    Investigators are trying to decide why the fire started, and crews are expected to continue to fight the blaze into Thursday.

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